|The Vader Biography
Leon Allen White was born May 14th 1956
in Lynwood, California. Big Van Vader is a former football player
and professional wrestler best known in the WCW and WWF.
Vader is a 1 time WCW United States Heavyweight
Champion and 3 time WCW World Heavyweight Champion.
Vader came to the WCW in 1990 for 5
years. In that time he feuded with Sting, Nikita Koloff, Ron Simmons,
Jake Roberts, Joe Thurman, Davey Boy
Smith, Dustin Rhodes, Cactus Jack, Sid Vicious,
Arn Anderson, Ric Flair, Big
Boss Man, Rick Rude, Jim Duggan,
Hulk Hogan, Kevin Sullivan and Dungeon of
Doom till he was kicked out for brawling with Paul Orndorff.
Vader came to the
WWF in 1996 in a Royal
Rumble which he did not win but got out Jake
The Snake Roberts, Doug Gilbert, one member of the Swat Team and
Savio Vega. The man they call vader continued on feuding with Yokozuna,
Shawn Michaels, Savio Vega, Gorilla
Monsoon, Ahmed Johnson, Jake
Roberts, Sycho Sid, The Undertaker, Bret
Hart, Mick Foley, The Patriot, British
Bulldog, Jim Neidhart, Doug Furnas, Phil LaFon, Goldust,
Kane, Bradshaw, Edge and Ken
Shamrock till he left.
Since 2003 till now Vader has fought in TNA
and feuded with Dusty Rhodes, the Harris Brothers and Nikita Koloff.
In the WWE he fought Stone Cold
Steve Austin and Batista. And also
wrestled in independent wrestling places.
Did you know?
- Vader was trained by Brad Rheingans
- He has feuded under ring names Baby
Bull, Bull Power, Big Van Vader, Super Vader, Vader and Leon White
- Big Van Vader had
managers such as Paul Bearer, Jim Cornette, Ric Flair,
Jimmy Hart, Col. Robert Parker and Harley Race
- Vader played in Super Bowl 14 against the Pittsburgh
- Big Van Vader was on Boy Meets World
- Vader was in a South Park episode